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Dates & Times

October – March
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Steelhead Fishing on the Salmon River & Hells Canyon

With Hammer Down Excursions as your guide and charter you’ll experience some of the best Steelhead fishing in Idaho on the Salmon River and in Hells Canyon.

Steelhead fishing on the main Salmon River and in Hells Canyon are the most Idahoan things a person can do! Fishing starts in the fall and the runs until spring, making it the longest running season Idaho has to offer.  The Salmon River near Riggins, Idaho is in the heart of steelhead country. Hammer Down River Excursions is in the center of it all; fishing the main salmon and the lower salmon river for these majestic fish.  If you are into spey or fly fishing, the lower Salmon River is loaded with untouched runs. If you are a conventional fisherman our local knowledgeable guides have the gear and the knowledge to put you on the fish.  Don’t let those cold winter days slow you down, the lower Salmon River is the banana belt of Idaho and all of our fishing boats are covered and have heaters.

Jet Boat Fishing

Our Steelhead fishing trips on the Salmon River and Hells Canyon are an absolute must do for families, friends, and corporate groups. With our covered and heated jet boats, you’ll have a fun and relaxing time getting up and down the Salmon River or Hells Canyon, catching fish, and having the most enjoyable adventure on the water.  Hammer Down River Excursions offers a signature hot lunch on the river guaranteed to keep you fueled up to fight those steelies and keep you going all day.  If you are looking for a true jet boat fishing adventure come spend a day on the Lower Salmon River or Hells Canyon with Hammer Down River Excursions, Steelhead Fishing Charters.

Details & Extras

  • US Coast Guard Certified boat
  • Hot lunch option – $15 per person –
  • All gear and tackle provided
  • Free fish cleaning
  • What to bring – only non-alcoholic drinks provided – bring your own alcohol or food if wanted (room on boat for large cooler)
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